The U.S. spends far more than other developed nations on health care—a projected $3.8 trillion this year—yet lags in performance and customer satisfaction. Latest polling showed that 70 percent of respondents see our system “in a state of crisis” or having “major problems,” with cost and dysfunction among the major issues.
As the 2019 Art in the Loop Project: Make/Believe begins its nearly five-month run in and around downtown Kansas City, meet its lineup of artists and performers and get a peek at their featured works.
Seventy-five years later, the world still marvels at the audacity and epic scope of D-Day. Some 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily fortified French coastline, surprising and ultimately overrunning Nazi troops on the beaches of Normandy.
Founded as a port at the confluence of two great rivers, Kansas City has the waters of the Missouri running through its bloodstream—threading expressways, delivering drinking water, carrying traffic and sewage, and emerging most visibly in the city’s celebrated fountains.
The Library punctuates a months-long study of immigration in America with a look into the personal journeys of immigrants who have settled in the Lawrence, Kansas, area.
Doors open: 8 p.m. • Program: 8:45 p.m.
As chief of staff to former President George H.W. Bush for 25 years, Jean Becker oversaw everything from the opening of his presidential library to the commissioning of the Navy aircraft carrier named for him. Mainly, she tried to keep up.